I was born in Kentucky to a poor family, and grew up teaching myself much of what I know.
I was the first president to have a beard and my head is carved into Mount Rushmore.
During my presidency, I issued the Emancipation Proclamation to free all slaves.
During my presidency, the Union won the Civil War. I was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre when I was shot by John Wilkes Booth.
16th President of the United States
March 4, 1861 – April 15, 1865
Vice President – Hannibal Hamlin (1861-1865)
Andrew Johnson – (1865)